Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Brooklyn Girl's Solution To the Wall Street Mess, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Just A Brooklyn Girl has a solution to the bailout mess: just find 700 billionaires who would each put up a billion to buy us out. JABG

- Brooklyn's pop-up park at Pier 1 rolls up its sod and goes away. Brooklyn Eagle

- Brooklyn's Trader Joe's is so civilized, it's boring. Racked

- The Whole Foods superstore that's been planned for the corner of 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Gowanus may be history, says Brownstoner.

- Worried that your bank won't survive the turbulence in the market? Consider opening an account at Personal Bank, a bank you can trust. NY Magazine

- A growing number of apartment buildings in the city are at risk of going into foreclosure, making thousands of tenants the next potential victims of the mortgage crisis. Crains NY

- The mayhem on Wall Street prompted the state comptroller up his estimate of Wall Street job losses, raising his projection by 60% to 40,000 jobs. Crains NY

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